English as a Foreign Language
This capstone portfolio demonstrates my theoretical understanding of the desires and needs of students learning English as a second language, and my competence of the implementation of theories in my teaching in EFL article context. Within the first part of this project, I state my role as a language trainer with the Philosophy of teaching announcement. By reviewing principle from sociocultural, linguistic, and pedagogical perspectives, I exhibit how I am able to bridge between theory and practice. In the second section, I demonstrate my comprehensive understanding of eight critical TESOL domains from perspectives of learners and learning, learning environment, curriculum, and instruction. For each domain, I use at least one artifact of my previous work as evidence to illustrate my competence in English teaching. In the third part, I raise several critical issues in EFL education in China and discuss further implications for the development of English teaching in China.